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this is Sabrina from Belgium, nice to meet you!
Since some sellers on american shopping websites like Ebay, Amazon,... don´t ship overseas I registered with a mail forwarding company that provided me with an american adress, so my items are first being shipped to their US adress and then they send the parcels to me to Belgium, thus enabling me to buy from these sellers. However sometimes on Ebay it says that the item will be shipped (only) to the adress registered with Paypal if using it as payment method (which I usually do), and the only adress registered here is my home adress in Belgium. Can or should I register the US adress here, or is there another way to handle this? I need your help as I don´t know how to take care of this problem and I would hugely dislike having to use another payment method as I´d loose Paypals buyer protection?
Also, I´d like to ask how to verify the new adress as this is sometimes being requested too?
I would appreciate your help, thank you very much in advance.
Thank you for your post. I'm sorry to hear that some sellers will not ship internationally.
Use of a forwarding service presents a few problems. First, it is not possible to add addresses to your PayPal account that are not in your country of residence. Another is that you would not have the same Purchase Protection once the item reaches the forwarding company if anything happens to it after that. Lastly, use of a forwarding company address used by other people may be considered to be high risk by our security reviews, especially since you would be unable to prove residence at that address.
I hope this helps!